The Bangkok International Grand Motor Sale 2019 (BIG), being held in Thailand from 15-24th August 2019 has a very exclusive Suzuki Ertiga on display. It is seen with 17” polished alloy wheels borrowed from the Swift Sport and also receives the same body kit from the latter along with branding.
This accessorized Maruti Ertiga, also gets a honeycomb grille, body kit with under spoilers and a roof spoiler along with red highlights, extended side skirts and faux skid plates at the rear also in a matching red colour scheme.
Its sporty stance is further enhanced with black treatment given to the lower side body while it sits on new 17” polished alloy wheels. Basically, this is the Maruti Ertiga Sport variant, inspired by the Suzuki Swift Sport hatch.
As is seen on the regular Maruti Ertiga, this model on display, also sports the same K15B, 1.5 liter VVT naturally aspirated, 4 cylinder petrol engine offering 104.7 PS power at 6,000 rpm and 138 Nm torque at 4,400 rpm mated to a 4 speed automatic transmission.
Apart from this accessorized version, there is also the regular Ertiga on sale in Thailand. Offered in GL and GX trims, it gets exterior features such as projector headlamps, rear wiper and washer and electrically adjustable outside rear view mirrors.
The interiors sport reclining second row seats and rear air conditioning while in terms of safety it gets front and dual front airbags, hill hold assist, reverse parking sensors and ABS and EBD all of which are offered as standard.
In related news, Maruti Suzuki India has just launched the XL6 in India. This is a 6 seater premium alternative to the Ertiga and will be sold via the company’s Nexa dealerships. Offered in the Zeta and Alpha variants, the XL6 is priced from Rs.9.80-10.90 lakhs for the base Zeta trim while the Alpha variant is priced between Rs.10.36-11.46 lakhs.
The XL6 is powered by the same 1.5 liter naturally aspirated petrol engine as seen on the standard Ertiga mated to a 5 speed manual gearbox and 4 speed torque converter automatic gearbox and is now BS VI compliant along with Maruti’s SHVS mild hybrid technology.